Maintenance Operative

  • Blackburn Rovers FC
  • Blackburn, UK
  • 10 Jan, 2022
Full time Maintenance Stadia & Operations Technology

Job Description

Job purpose:

To provide and maintain an effective maintenance service across all BRFC sites ensuring excellent upkeep and quality of stadium facilities.


Duties and responsibilities: 

  • To be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all staff, customers and clients of the Club; 
  • To install, maintain and de-commission plumbing appliances when required; 
  • Attend to and repair leaks throughout the stadium and other BRFC sites; 
  • Unblock pipework throughout the stadium and other sites when required; 
  • Maintain and repair trip hazards, fencing, potholes, brickwork and signage across Ewood park grounds; 
  • Maintain and repair signage, tiles, fire seals, gates, doors and locks, advertisement boards and flooring inside the stadium; 
  • Clean and replace filters; 
  • Install, maintain and repair block paving; 
  • Carry out paintwork and yellow lining around the stadium and other sites when required; 
  • To complete pre and post-match day maintenance check including toilets, gates and kiosks; 
  • Carry out match day duties including general maintenance, litter and removing barriers and bollards when required; 
  • To cover seating duties when required; 
  • To assist with adverse weather duties such as removing snow and de-icing around the stadium; 
  • To conduct ladder checks and dry riser checks when required; and 
  • Any other duties as reasonably assigned by the Operations Works Manager / Maintenance Supervisor from time to time.

Skills required: 

  • The ability to work to strict deadlines; 
  • Ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team; 
  • Competent in using the tools and equipment required for the job; 
  • Good organisation skills; 
  • Safe use and inspection of ladders;

Knowledge required: 

  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations and reporting procedures; 
  • Relevant knowledge of electrical requirements and regulations; 
  • Good general knowledge of the stadiums logistics; and 
  • Good knowledge of all general maintenance duties and tasks including painting, joinery, plumbing, patch plaster and tiling

Qualifications required: 

  • Level 1 and 2 NVQ in general maintenance activities (equivalent or above); and 
  • Any other relevant maintenance qualifications

Due to high-levels of interest, this post may close early so early application is advised, otherwise the closing date for this role is 5:00pm on Wednesday 19th January 2022.